Project Second Chance (PSC), the Contra Costa County Library Adult Literacy Program, offers free, confidential one-on-one basic literacy instruction to people who are over 16 years of age, out of school, conversant in English, and read below a 6th grade level.
Contra Costa County Library, in partnership with the California State Library and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, will be offering adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School.
Free online classes in a wide variety of classes offered by 4 year private and public colleges, primarily US based. There are some classes offered in multiple languages by international universities as well. There are a few services that do require payment, but all classes can be taken for free.
A number of archived classes from MIT's offerings. Some classes integrate original content for the open courseware environment. All classes are free and a number are available in languages other than English.
This program has classes taught for mature adults (50+)by Cal State East Bay emeritus faculty and other distinguished presenters. The programs are offered in Alameda, Castro Valley, Concord, Danville, Oakland, and Walnut Creek.
Taking courses online is a popular and convenient way to earn a degree or certification from the comfort of your home computer. Here is everything you need to find a program, apply for admission, and become a star student.